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Advanced EU Competition Law, Brussels Conference

Europe's Definitive Competition Law Review

Main Conference: 22 & 23 November, Focus Day & Workshop: 21 & 24 November

  • The Commission's key priorities
  • Major developments and policy issues in the past twelve months
  • Cartels
  • Private enforcement
  • Article 102
  • Mergers
  • Vertical restraints
  • Competition law in the digital environment
  • IP and competition law
  • Information exchange and price signalling

See the full 2016 programme

  • Focus day: Private enforcement - Damages Directive and beyond
  • Q & A clinics – your opportunity to ask your burning questions
  • Topical breakfast briefings on key developments including big data, Brexit, pharma and state aid
  • Oxford style debate: is competition law a political tool?
  • Information exchange and price signalling
  • Dawn raids
  • Rising Star Programme - a unique competition to recognise and nurture talented rising stars in the industry - scroll down to find out more

See more on the agenda.

With the deadline of 27 December 2016 to transpose the EU Damages Directive into national law, now is the time to come to grips with this fast developing area of competition law. 

  • View from the European Commission on implementing the Damages Directive
  • National perspectives: Germany, Netherlands, UK and others
  • The new collective redress mechanism in the UK
  • Confidentiality and access to documents
  • A view from a National Court
  • A view from the USA
  • Calculation of damages
  • Strategies for defendants and claimants

See the detailed agenda.

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300+ attendees embraced last year’s legal review; including representatives from: Intel, Apple, Yell, Coca-Cola, Virgin Media, Neste Oil, Kodak, Unilever, De Beers, Nestlé, OECD, Ofgem, Telenor, OFT and many more…

Join our in-depth, practical and interactive workshop on Compliance: Best Practice:

  • What is the Commission’s view of compliance programmes?
  • International Chamber of Commerce anti-trust toolkit
  • What lessons can be learnt from bribery compliance for competition compliance?
  • How to conduct internal investigations?
  • Dealing with dawn raids
  • Where best to focus compliance efforts?
  • Benchmarking
  • How best to embed the rules in your organisation including behavioural training
  • How to defend against allegations and parallel investigations

Eminent speakers for 2016 include:

Prof. Richard Whish QC (Hon), Emeritus Professor of Law, King’s College London
Prof. Richard Whish QC (Hon)

Emeritus Professor of Law

King’s College London

Marc van der Woude, Judge, General Court
Marc van der Woude


General Court

Carles Esteva Mosso, Deputy Director General for Mergers, DG Competition, European Commission
Carles Esteva Mosso

Deputy Director General for Mergers, DG Competition

European Commission

Maria Jaspers, Head of Unit, Cartel Directorate, DG Competition, European Commission
Maria Jaspers

Head of Unit, Cartel Directorate, DG Competition

European Commission

Marvin N. Price Jr., Director of Criminal Enforcement, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Marvin N. Price Jr.

Director of Criminal Enforcement, Antitrust Division

U.S. Department of Justice

Ann Marie Galvin, Legal Counsel, Competition, Unilever Legal Group
Ann Marie Galvin

Legal Counsel, Competition

Unilever Legal Group

Eddy de Smijter, Head of Unit, Private Enforcement, DG Competition, European Commission
Eddy de Smijter

Head of Unit, Private Enforcement, DG Competition

European Commission

The Hon. Mr. Justice William McKechnie, Judge, The Supreme Court, Ireland
The Hon. Mr. Justice William McKechnie


The Supreme Court, Ireland

Highlights from our previous event:

Rising Star Programme

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Feedback from past events:

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Peter Andrews , 

Rolls Royce Plc

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